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VegFest Colombia – Insider Tips And Highlights

Team HappyCow traveled to Colombia, checked out vegan restaurants and attended Veg Fest Colombia in Bogotá, Colombia on January 7-22, 2017. Ken interviewed Nadja Troeger, the founder and organizer of the 2 week event, and two local residents discussing highlights from the event and exclusive insider vegan tips. Veg Fest Colombia consisted of plant-based food and product booths, speeches, live music, hikes, city and fruit tours, and more! Below is…

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3,700,000 Vegans Adults In The USA

A crowd gathering at Vegan Street Fair in LA – source. The 2016 Harris Poll carried out for The Vegetarian Resource Group – breakdown here. Not a huge poll – but very encouraging results. Only persons over 18 were polled. Total US adult population aged 18 and over numbers is approximately 245 million. Approximately 8 million adults are either vegetarian or vegan. Approximately half of the vegetarians were also vegan. Approximately…

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Celebrity Interviews/ General/ vegan history

VEGAN 2016 – THE FILM: A Growing Movement Under Attack

HappyCow features in this truly excellent documentary by Klaus Mitchell and the team at Plant Based News – click above to watch. The HappyCow section starts at time marker – 10.32 Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/plantbasednews  YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/plantbasednews Twitter: https://twitter.com/plantbasednews Instagram: https://instagram.com/plantbasednews    …

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Celebrity Interviews/ General/ vegan history

Jesse Eisenberg: Thanksgiving: Thanksliving

Thought provoking…… In a 2015 discussion with Conan O’Brien, actor Jesse Eisenberg talked about his family’s compassionate Vegan Thanksgiving tradition, replete with tofu and appealing stories of animal abuse. They opt for a vegan feast to honor the animals they’re saving by leaving them off their plates. …… …. .. Turkeys & Thanksliving – More on HappyCow! From 1901 – described in detail – here. …… …. .. From Dan Piraro much…

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General/ vegan history

Soya Milk 100+ Years Ago In Paris France

Sharing items in our Ernest Bell Library – a British article from 1913 – ……but once again the French were ahead of the game. There was an industrial scale French factory producing soya milk / tofu / other soya products – from 1908/9. …… Caséo-Sojaïne – Paris – France A salesperson’s calling card – circa 1910 Wiki – In 1908 Li Yuying AKA Li Shizeng opened a soy factory, the Usine de la Caséo-Sojaïne,…

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Health/ vegan history

Tofu Ancient And Modern: Not Weird

I am posting these images today, because I like them! I also like tofu! THE BEAN CURD (TOFU) SELLER IN OLD JAPAN Ca.1890s – Attributed to Suzuki Shin’ichi the Younger, (鈴木 真一, 1855–1912). On Flickr – here. Creative Commons License – here. From the collection of – Okinawa Soba (Rob). …… TOFU SELLER ON SNOWY DAY An item in our Ernest Bell Library – postcard – image from Japan – date…

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